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Gary A. Stern, Ph.D.
Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations

August 5, 2019
ADVICE 4013-E-A
(U 338-E)
PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA
ENERGY DIVISION
SUBJECT:

Supplement to Advice 4013-E, Implementation of Increased
Limits for Direct Access Transaction Pursuant to Decision
19-05-043 and Senate Bill 237

Southern California Edison Company (SCE) hereby submits for approval by the
California Public Utilities Commission (Commission) the following changes to its tariffs.
The revised tariff sheets are listed on Attachment A and are attached hereto.
PURPOSE
In compliance with Decision 19-08-004, SCE is submitting this supplemental advice
letter to further modify Rule 22.1, Switching Exemption Guidelines, originally proposed
in Advice 4013-E. Additionally, SCE proposes to add new and revised language to Rule
22.1 as proposed by the Alliance for Retail Energy Markets (AReM) and Direct Access
Customer Coalition (DACC) in their joint response to Advice 4013-E (Response).
These changes are made in accordance with General Order (GO) 96-B, General Rule
7.5.1, which authorizes utilities to make additional changes to an advice letter through
the submittal of a supplemental advice letter. This advice letter supplements in part and
does not change the substance of the original Advice 4013-E.
PROPOSED CHANGES
Pursuant to Decision 19-08-004 and the Rule 22.1 revisions proposed in the Response
and agreed to by SCE, SCE proposes to further modify its Rule 22.1, Switching
Exemption Guidelines, as listed below.
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Sheet 9, Direct Access Load Cap, Section D, Subsections 1, 2 and 3
1. … Effective on January 1, 2021, SCE will begin to switch the eligible
customers to DA as described in Section E below. DA Expansion Load shall be
allocated equally to the customers on the 2019 and 2020 Wait Lists as follows:
…

P.O. Box 800

8631 Rush Street

Rosemead, California 91770

(626) 302-9645 Fax (626) 302-6396





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ADVICE 4013-E-A (U 338-E) -2- August 5, 2019 2. For space that becomes available under the pre-SB 237 DA Allocation cap, SCE will continue to enroll load pursuant to the existing DA lottery process set forth in Section C. 3. • Changes in the twelve (12) month usage … Sheet 10, Limited Expansion Window Period, Section E, opening paragraph and Subsection 1. d.: 2019 Wait List and The following describes the exception enrollment process of the DA Expansion Load during the Limited Expansion Window Period. d. If a notified customer declines the DA Expansion Load offering opportunity or fails to submit the decision to enroll in DA Service by the deadline, SCE shall notify the next eligible customer in queue for SCE service territory, and direct allthese customers to submit their decision regarding DA Service to SCE within fifteen (15) business days of such notification on or before September 3, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.; • Sheet 11, Limited Expansion Window Period (Continued), Section E (Continued), Subsection 1.g., 1.h, and 1.j1 : g. If a customer who is eligible to enroll in DA Service from the 2019 Wait List declines the opportunity to take DA Service after December 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., SCE shall use the 2020 Wait List to reallocate that customer’s load to the next customer on the 2020 Wait List. If the available DA Expansion Load is not sufficient to accommodate … h. Notified customers who chose to switch to the DA Service must select an Energy Service Provider (ESP) and have that ESP submit the Direct Access Service Request form to SCE no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 3, 2020. Any customer under the DA Expansion Load for 2019 or 2020 with DASR submitted and accepted by SCE after February 3, 2020 will not be switched until 2022. j. Any load under the DA Expansion Load cap that is unallocated, declined, or unclaimed timely by the 2019 or 2020 Wait List customers will be reallocated to customer enrollments under the 1 SCE adopted the language proposed in the Response for Section E.1. j. with a few nonsubstantive edits.
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ADVICE 4013-E-A (U 338-E) -3- August 5, 2019 Overall DA Cap in the following year, as described in Section C above. • Sheet 12, Limited Expansion Window Period (Continued), Section E (Continued), Subsection 2.a: a. By September 10, 2019, SCE shall provide to each affected CCA a preliminary report of the aggregate hourly peak demand and hourly load data for the latest entire year to date of 2019 and 2020 Wait List customers who chose to switch from that CCA’s service to the Direct Access program. A final report shall be provided to each affected CCA by February 10, 2020. No cost information is required in this advice letter. This advice letter will not cause the withdrawal of service or conflict with any other schedule or rule. TIER DESIGNATION Pursuant to Ordering Paragraph 3 of D.19-08-004, this advice letter is submitted with a Tier 1 designation. EFFECTIVE DATE This advice letter will become effective on July 14, 2019, the same date requested in Advice 4013-E. Upon receipt of the final disposition, SCE will make the tariffs available on www.sce.com/tariffbook. PROTESTS SCE asks that the Commission, pursuant to GO 96-B, General Rule 7.5.1, maintain the original protest and comment period designated in Advice 4013-E and not reopen the protest period. The modifications included in this supplemental advice letter do not make substantive changes that would affect the overall evaluation of the advice letter. NOTICE In accordance with General Rule 4 of GO 96-B, SCE is serving copies of this advice letter to the interested parties shown on the attached GO 96-B, R.03-10-003, R.07-05025, R.12-06-013, R.17-06-026, R.16-02-007, R.17-09-020, and R.19-03-009 service lists. Address change requests to the GO 96-B service list should be directed by electronic mail to AdviceTariffManager@sce.com or at (626) 302-4039. For changes to all other service lists, please contact the Commission’s Process Office at (415) 703--2021 or by electronic mail at Process_Office@cpuc.ca.gov.
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ADVICE 4013-E-A (U 338-E) -4- August 5, 2019 Further, in accordance with Public Utilities Code Section 491, notice to the public is hereby given by submitting and keeping the advice letter at SCE’s corporate headquarters. To view other SCE advice letters submitted with the Commission, log on to SCE’s web site at https://www.sce.com/wps/portal/home/regulatory/advice-letters. For questions, please contact Amy Liu at (626) 302-4019or by electronic mail at Amy.Liu@SCE.com. Southern California Edison Company /s/ Gary A. Stern Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. GAS:al:cm Enclosures
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ADVICE LETTER SUMMARY ENERGY UTILITY MUST BE COMPLETED BY UTILITY (Attach additional pages as needed) Company name/CPUC Utility No.: Southern California Edison Company (U 338-E) Utility type: ELC GAS PLC HEAT ELC = Electric PLC = Pipeline WATER Contact Person: Darrah Morgan Phone #: (626) 302-2086 E-mail: AdviceTariffManager@sce.com E-mail Disposition Notice to: AdviceTariffManager@sce.com EXPLANATION OF UTILITY TYPE GAS = Gas WATER = Water HEAT = Heat (Date Submitted / Received Stamp by CPUC) Tier Designation: 2 Advice Letter (AL) #: 4013-E-A Subject of AL: Supplement to Advice 4013-E, Implementation of Increased Limits for Direct Access Transaction Pursuant to Decision 19-05-043 and Senate Bill 237 Keywords (choose from CPUC listing): Compliance, Direct Access AL Type: Monthly Quarterly Annual One-Time Other: If AL submitted in compliance with a Commission order, indicate relevant Decision/Resolution #: Decisions 19-05-043 Does AL replace a withdrawn or rejected AL? If so, identify the prior AL: Summarize differences between the AL and the prior withdrawn or rejected AL: Confidential treatment requested? Yes No If yes, specification of confidential information: Confidential information will be made available to appropriate parties who execute a nondisclosure agreement. Name and contact information to request nondisclosure agreement/ access to confidential information: Resolution required? Yes No Requested effective date: 7/14/19 No. of tariff sheets: -4- Estimated system annual revenue effect (%): Estimated system average rate effect (%): When rates are affected by AL, include attachment in AL showing average rate effects on customer classes (residential, small commercial, large C/I, agricultural, lighting). Tariff schedules affected: See Attachment A Service affected and changes proposed1: Pending advice letters that revise the same tariff sheets: None 1 Discuss in AL if more space is needed. Clear Form
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Protests and all other correspondence regarding this AL are due no later than 20 days after the date of this submittal, unless otherwise authorized by the Commission, and shall be sent to: CPUC, Energy Division Attention: Tariff Unit 505 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102 Email: EDTariffUnit@cpuc.ca.gov Name: Gary A. Stern, Ph.D. Title: Managing Director, State Regulatory Operations Utility Name: Southern California Edison Company Address: 8631 Rush Street City: Rosemead Zip: 91770 State: California Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (626) 302-9645 Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (626) 302-6396 Email: advicetariffmanager@sce.com Name: Laura Genao c/o Karyn Gansecki Title: Managing Director, State Regulatory Affairs Utility Name: Southern California Edison Company Address: 601 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 2030 City: San Francisco State: California Zip: 94102 Telephone (xxx) xxx-xxxx: Facsimile (xxx) xxx-xxxx: (415) 929-5544 Email: karyn.gansecki@sce.com Clear Form
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ENERGY Advice Letter Keywords Affiliate Direct Access Preliminary Statement Agreements Disconnect Service Procurement Agriculture ECAC / Energy Cost Adjustment Qualifying Facility Avoided Cost EOR / Enhanced Oil Recovery Rebates Balancing Account Energy Charge Refunds Baseline Energy Efficiency Reliability Bilingual Establish Service Re-MAT/Bio-MAT Billings Expand Service Area Revenue Allocation Bioenergy Forms Rule 21 Brokerage Fees Franchise Fee / User Tax Rules CARE G.O. 131-D Section 851 CPUC Reimbursement Fee GRC / General Rate Case Self Generation Capacity Hazardous Waste Service Area Map Cogeneration Increase Rates Service Outage Compliance Interruptible Service Solar Conditions of Service Interutility Transportation Standby Service Connection LIEE / Low-Income Energy Efficiency Storage Conservation LIRA / Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance Street Lights Consolidate Tariffs Late Payment Charge Surcharges Contracts Line Extensions Tariffs Core Memorandum Account Taxes Credit Metered Energy Efficiency Text Changes Curtailable Service Metering Transformer Customer Charge Customer Owned Generation Mobile Home Parks Name Change Transition Cost Transmission Lines Decrease Rates Non-Core Transportation Electrification Demand Charge Non-firm Service Contracts Transportation Rates Demand Side Fund Nuclear Undergrounding Demand Side Management Oil Pipelines Voltage Discount Demand Side Response PBR / Performance Based Ratemaking Wind Power Deposits Portfolio Withdrawal of Service Depreciation Power Lines Clear Form
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Public Utilities Commission 4013-E-A Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No. Original 67455-E Original 67456-E Original 67457-E Original 67458-E Title of Sheet Rules 22.1 Rules 22.1 Rules 22.1 Rules 22.1 1 Attachment A Cancelling Cal. P.U.C. Sheet No.
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Original Cancelling Rule 22.1 SWITCHING EXEMPTION GUIDELINES Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. 67455-E Sheet 9 (Continued) D. Direct Access Load Cap 1. SCE is authorized to expand its DA load by 1,746,866,759 kWh (DA Expansion Load) pursuant to D. 19-05-043. The DA Expansion Load will increase SCE’s current maximum DA Cap from 11,710,000,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) to a maximum of 13,456,866,759 kilowatthours (kWh) for SCE’s service territory (Overall DA Cap), as defined per D.19-05-043, Table 1, Authorized DA Cap Increase by Service Territory (in KWh). Effective on January 1, 2021, SCE will begin to switch the eligible customers to DA as described in Section E below. DA Expansion Load shall be allocated equally to the customers on the 2019 and 2020 waitlists as follows: a. Available DA Expansion Load for 2019 Wait List Customers –Customers who had participated in the 2018 Submission Period, as described in Section C, above, and were placed on the wait list that is effective for 2019 (2019 Wait List). Fifty (50) percent of the New DA Load Allowance, or 873,433,379.5 kWh shall be allocated to the 2019 Wait List Customers. b. Available DA Expansion Load for 2020 Wait List Customers – Customers who had participated in the 2019 Submission Period, as described in Section C, above, but adjusted by the schedule described in Section E. 1. below, and were placed on the wait list that is effective for 2020 (2020 Wait List). Fifty (50) percent of the New DA Load Allowance, or 873,433,379.5 kWh shall be allocated to the 2020 Wait List Customers. 2. For space that becomes available under the pre-SB 237 DA Allocation cap, SCE will continue to enroll load pursuant to the existing DA lottery process set forth in Section C. 3. Pursuant to D.19-05-043, Reserved DA Load is defined as current load that is pending an offer or DA affidavit or in transition from Transitional Bundled Service, or a set aside pursuant to D. 10-03-022. (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4013-E-A Decision 19-05-043 19-08-004 9P8 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Aug 5, 2019 Effective Resolution
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Original Cancelling Rule 22.1 SWITCHING EXEMPTION GUIDELINES Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. 67456-E Sheet 10 (Continued) E. Limited Expansion Window Period The following describes the exception enrollment process of the DA Expansion Load during the Limited Expansion Window Period. 1. Enrollment Process and Schedule: The Direct Access (DA) enrollment schedule to enroll 2019 Wait List and 2020 Wait List Customers in the Limited DA Expansion Window is as follows: a. For 2020 Wait List, the deadline for customers to submit a Notice of Intent (NOI) using SCE Form 14-763, Six-Month Advance Notice to Transfer a NonResidential Account to Direct Access Service, to participate in the DA expansion is June 14, 2019; b. By July 29, 2019, SCE shall complete its review, audit and confirmation of the NOI for the 2020 Wait List; c. By August 12, 2019, SCE shall notify the eligible 2019 Wait List and 2020 Wait List customers in SCE service territory that they may enroll in the DA Service and direct these customers to submit their decisions regarding DA Service to SCE on or before September 3, 2019, at 5:00 p.m.; d. If a notified customer declines the DA Expansion Load offering opportunity or fails to submit the decision to enroll in DA Service by the deadline, SCE shall notify the next eligible customer in queue for SCE service territory, and direct these customers to submit their decision regarding DA Service to SCE within fifteen (15) business days of such notification; e. If a notified customer declines the DA Expansion Load offering opportunity or fails to submit the decision to enroll in DA Service by the deadline, the customer’s NOI will be cancelled, and the customer will continue to receive service from the customer’s current Load Service Entity (LSE). Such a customer will be removed from the 2019 Wait List or 2020 Wait List, whichever is applicable. (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4013-E-A Decision 19-05-043 19-08-004 10P8 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Aug 5, 2019 Effective Resolution
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Original Cancelling Rule 22.1 SWITCHING EXEMPTION GUIDELINES Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. 67457-E Sheet 11 (Continued) E. Limited Expansion Window Period (Continued) 1. Enrollment Process and Schedule (Continued): a. If a customer who is eligible to enroll in DA Service from the 2019 Wait List declines the opportunity to take DA Service by December 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., SCE shall use the 2019 Wait List to reallocate that customer’s load. If the available DA Expansion Load is not sufficient to accommodate all of the customer’s service accounts on the 2019 Wait List, SCE will work with the customer to determine which service accounts to be switched. Should the customer decline to accept the load offered, the customer’s NOI will be cancelled and the customer will be removed from 2019 Wait List and remain on Bundled Service or Community Choice Aggregation Service, if applicable. SCE will then notify the next eligible customer on the 2019 Wait List; b. If a customer who is eligible to enroll in DA Service from the 2019 Wait List declines the opportunity to take DA Service after December 31, 2019, at 11:59 p.m., SCE shall use the 2020 Wait List to reallocate that customer’s load to the next customer on the 2020 Wait List. If the available DA Expansion Load is not sufficient to accommodate all of the customer’s service accounts on the 2020 Wait List, SCE will work with the customer to determine which service accounts to be switched. Should the customer decline to accept the load offered, the customer’s NOI will be cancelled and the customer will be removed from 2020 Wait List and remain on Bundled Service or Community Choice Aggregation Service, if applicable. SCE will then notify the next eligible customer on the 2020 Wait List; c. Notified customers who chose to switch to the DA Service must select an Energy Service Provider (ESP) and have that ESP submit the Direct Access Service Request form to SCE no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 3, 2020. Any customer under the DA Expansion Load for 2019 or 2020 with DASR submitted and accepted by SCE after February 3, 2020 will not be switched until 2022. d. If a customer who is offered and accepted DA Expansion Load fails to submit a DASR by the DASR Due Date, the customer’s NOI will be cancelled, and the customer will continue to receive service from the customer’s current Load Service Entity (LSE). Such a customer will be removed from the 2019 Wait List or 2020 Wait List, whichever is applicable. For these customers, the provisions stated in the NOI, Form 14-793, regarding the (1) transfer to Schedule PC-TBS for a sixty (60)-day period, (2) continuance onto the six-month transitional period under Schedule PC-TBS, and (3) eighteen (18)-month commitment period on Bundled BPS as prescribed on the NOI will not apply. e. Any load under the DA Expansion Load cap that is unallocated, declined, or unclaimed timely by the 2019 or 2020 Wait List customers will be reallocated to customer enrollments under the Overall DA Cap in the following year, as described in Section C above. (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4013-E-A Decision 19-05-043 19-08-004 11P9 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Aug 5, 2019 Effective Resolution
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Southern California Edison Rosemead, California (U 338-E) Original Cancelling Cal. PUC Sheet No. Cal. PUC Sheet No. Rule 22.1 SWITCHING EXEMPTION GUIDELINES 67458-E Sheet 12 (Continued) E. Limited Expansion Window Period (Continued) 1. Load Data Sharing Schedule with Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs): a. By September 10, 2019, SCE shall provide to each affected CCA a preliminary report of the aggregate hourly peak demand and hourly load data for the latest entire year to date of 2019 and 2020 Wait List customers who chose to switch from that CCA’s service to the Direct Access program. A final report shall be provided to each affected CCA by February 10, 2020. b. By February 10, 2020, SCE shall provide to each affected CCCA the aggregate hourly peak demand and hourly load data from January 1, 2019, to December 31, 2019, for 2019 and 2020 Wait List customers who have submitted Direct Access Service Request forms. (Continued) (To be inserted by utility) Advice 4013-E-A Decision 19-05-043 19-08-004 12P8 Issued by Kevin Payne Chief Executive Officer (To be inserted by Cal. PUC) Date Submitted Aug 5, 2019 Effective Resolution
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